WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-559

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
19 Aug 1941Hans Heidtmann Alva1,584brOG-71
27 Nov 1941Hans Heidtmann HMAS Parramatta (L 44)1,060au
23 Dec 1941Hans Heidtmann Shuntien3,059brTA-5
26 Dec 1941Hans Heidtmann Warszawa2,487poAT-6
10 Jun 1942Hans Heidtmann Athene4,681nwAT-49
10 Jun 1942Hans Heidtmann Brambleleaf (t.)5,917brAT-49
12 Oct 1942Hans Heidtmann Bringhi (t.)200ag

7 ships sunk (18,988 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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ship sunk or total loss (5). ship damaged (2).

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